Share of French people who want to create their own company 2018, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of French people who would want to start their own business someday or take over one in a survey from 2018, distributed by age. It displays that a wide majority of respondents aged 65 years old, 72 percent of them, did not want to create or manage their own company. On the other hand, 43 percent of surveyed aged 18 to 24 years old declared that they would probably like to have their own business.

Percentage of individuals who want to create or set up their own company in France in 2018, by age

18-24 years old 25-34 years old 35-49 years old 50-64 years old 65 years old and older
Yes, certainly16%19%14%12%5%
Yes, probably43%40%30%13%2%
No, probably not21%19%23%25%16%
No, certainly not16%14%25%44%72%
No answer4%8%8%6%5%
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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

October 30-31, 2018

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Vous, personnellement, un jour dans votre vie, auriez-vous envie de créer votre entreprise, d'en reprendre une ou de vous mettre à votre compte ?"

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